International code and signal flags are used in a variety of ways. When flags are strung from stem to stern, it is referred to as ‘dress ship.’ They are used at land and at sea to communicate by signaling code and/or spelling words.
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Brush up on your boating knowledge with our handy Boating Flag Traditions and Etiquette guide.